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Nebraska | Section Summary

Marital age requirements in Nebraska:

Male (parental consent)
Female (parental consent)

Welcome to MaritalLaws! In this section you will find information on laws regarding alimony, child support, custody, divorce, visitation, and even property division for the state of Nebraska.

Nebraska | Alimony Law Summary

In the state of Nebraska, a divorced spouse, or an individual going through divorce, may file for alimony. ....... Click here to get more info on Alimony

Nebraska | Child Support Law Summary

Child support money or cash medical support paid to the party having physical custody of the minor child shall be the property of such party except as provided in section 43-512. ....... Click here to get more info on Child Support

Nebraska | Custody Law Summary

The goals in determining custody will include:

Nebraska | Divorce Law Summary

For Nebraska, a spouse who wishes to file divorce must have lived in the state for one year before they can file in their county court house. ....... Click here to get more info on Divorce

Nebraska | Visitation Law Summary

Nebraska law states that a biological parent of a minor child may request visitation rights as part of an open divorce, parentage or custody case. A person may also file a petition for visitation on its own.

The court will decide a request for visitation based on whether granting a parent visitation would be in the "best interests of the child."

What is considered in a child's "best interests" are outlined under the custody and visitation statute which indicate the following factors are relevant to this type of decision such as:

maintaining a safe, stable, consistent, and nurturing relationship with the child; the ongoing developmental needs of the child; adequate educat ....... Click here to get more info on Visitation

Nebraska | Property Division Law Summary

Under Nebraska law, marital property is that which is acquired or is a direct result of the labor and investments of the parties during the marriage is subject to equitable division. Equitable division does not mean marital property is divided equally, it is divided in manner that results in a fair or equitable result for each spouse.

Courts will consider the following factors: listed by the court in Heald v. Heald, 259 Neb. 604, 611 N.W.2d 598 (2000) which include "the duration of the marriage, a history of the contributions to the marriage by each party, ....... Click here to get more info on Property Division

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